gardening, the environment, green living and a lot of humor

Mike Nowak, co-host Peggy Malecki and members of the show's green team discuss important gardening and environment topics with authorities in the field.

June 29, 2014

2014-06-29

	 June 29, 2014

Mike welcomes Mike Stephen from Outside the Loop Radio as special co-host. Mike talks to a couple of listeners who are going the extra mile in their gardens, and then promotes a documentary or urban gardening in America.

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June 22, 2014

2014-06-22

June 22, 2014

Mike previews the upcoming 35th Anniversary celebration of the American Community Gardening Association, then brings in three soil scientists for what might be the first-ever soil scientist gathering on the radio.

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Improving the Soils in Our Cities

2014-06-22

	Improving the Soils in Our Cities

Mike talks to three soil scientists in anticipation of the Soil in the City conference in Chicago that addresses contaminants in our urban soils.

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North American Community Gardening Returns to its Roots

2014-06-22

	North American Community Gardening Returns to its Roots

A month away from the ACGA's 35th Anniversary celebration in Chicago, Mike talks to board member LaManda Joy and keynote speaker Marianne Krasny about the importance of community gardening.

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June 15, 2014

2014-06-15

Mike and friends talk about Tower Garden, a state-of-the-art vertical aeroponic growing system. artist Sharon Bladholm shares insight about her work that explores the intersection of nature and art--including microscopic creatures.

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June 1, 2014

2014-06-01

	June 1, 2014

Mike talks to Susan Fox about roses at their best time of the year, then promotes a conference at the Chicago Botanic Garden dedicated to helping the monarch butterfly recover from a decade of declining numbers.

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2014-05-26

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May 25, 2014

2014-05-25

	 May 25, 2014

Mike and buddy Dan Kosta talk about plants that were damaged by the brutal winter, then Mike previews a native plant sale in Will County and reports on legislation in Springfield that would be bad for the environment.

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May 11, 2014

2014-05-11

	 May 11, 2014

Mike previews several plant sales in the Chicago area, talks about how preserving and even planting hedgerows can help preserve biodiversity, and warns about invasive species in Illinois.

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An Interview with Josh Mogerman of the NRDC

2014-05-04

Josh and Mike discuss energy legislation in Illinois, the Keystone XL pipeline, and water quality in the Great Lakes. They are joined by toxicologist Dave Zaber, who cautions people about pesticides in Christmas trees.

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